Service Listings

Choral services are sung by the Boy Choristers and Lay Clerks unless otherwise indicated. From January to March, choral services will be sung in the Nave unless otherwise specified.

Sunday, 25th February 2018

The Second Sunday of Lent

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 09.45 - MATTINS

    Responses: Byrd
    Benedicite: Jackson in G
    Anthem: H Purcell Hear my prayer
    Sermon: Canon Roland Riem

  • 11.00 - SUNG EUCHARIST

    Children's Church will take place in the Undercroft during this service
    President & Homily: The Ven. Dr Paul Moore
    Setting: Howells Missa Collegium Regale
    Motet: Duruflé Tantum ergo
    Coffee will be available in the South Nave Aisle after this service - all are welcome

  • 15.30 - EVENSONG

    Girl Choristers and Lay Clerks
    Responses: Tomkins
    Canticles: Humfrey in E minor
    Anthem: SS Wesley Wash me thoroughly
    Sermon: The Rev'd Katie Lawrence
    Voluntary: Reger Prelude and Fugue in D minor

  • 18.00 - Taizé Service
Monday, 26th February 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer

    Cathedral Choir in recording session

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

George Herbert, Priest, Poet, 1633

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 16.45 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer

    Cathedral Choir in recording session

Wednesday, 28th February 2018

Reformation Saints and Martyrs of the Diocese of Winchester

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.35 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 21.00 - Compline

    Sung by Winchester Cathedral Youth Choir

Thursday, 1st March 2018

David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron Saint of Wales, c601

  • 7.10 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Reading
    Canticles: H Purcell in G minor
    Anthem: H Purcell Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes

Friday, 2nd March 2018

Chad, Bishop of Lichfield, Missionary, 672

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 14.00 - Memorial Service for Cllr Ken Thornber CBE
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
Saturday, 3rd March 2018

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.30 - Morning Prayer
  • 10.00 - Roman Catholic Mass
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Byrd/Quinney
    Magnificat: Gombert Tones III & VIII
    Nunc dimittis: Tone III
    Anthem: Tye Miserere mei, Deus

  • 19.15 - Concert: Southampton Philharmonic Choir

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Sunday, 4th March 2018

The Third Sunday of Lent

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 09.45 - MATTINS

    Girl Choristers
    Responses: Plainsong
    Benedictus: Parratt
    Anthem: Archer My song is love unknown
    Sermon: The Rev'd Katie Lawrence
    Voluntary: Leighton Ode

  • 11.00 - SUNG EUCHARIST

    Children's Church will take place in the Undercroft during this service
    President: Canon Nick Fennemore
    Homily: Canon Roland Riem
    Setting: Byrd Mass for five voices
    Voluntary: Bach Prelude in A minor (BWV 569)
    Coffee will be available in the South Nave Aisle after this service - all are welcome

  • 15.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Leighton
    Canticles: Leighton Second Service
    Anthem: Battishill O Lord, look down from heaven
    Sermon: Canon Nick Fennemore
    Voluntary: Reger Introduction and Passacaglia in D minor

Monday, 5th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 14.30 - Cathedral Intercession Group
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Tallis
    Canticles: Mundy service 'in three partes'
    Anthem: Tallis The Lamentations of Jeremiah I

Tuesday, 6th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 16.45 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Leighton
    Canticles: Noble in A minor
    Anthem: Poulenc Timor et tremor

Wednesday, 7th March 2018

Perpetua, Felicity and Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.35 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 10.30 - Mothers' Union Prayers
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 21.00 - Compline

    Sung by Index Cantorum

Thursday, 8th March 2018

Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910

  • 07.10 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Leighton
    Canticles: Gray in F minor
    Anthem: Poulenc Vinea mea electa

Friday, 9th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Byrd/Quinney
    Magnificat: Binchois
    Nunc Dimittis: Pepys MS
    Anthem: Tallis The Lamentations of Jeremiah II

  • 19.30 - Concert: Bryanston School Choral Society and Combined Choir

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Saturday, 10th March 2018

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.30 - Morning Prayer
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Sung by Index Cantorum (Cathedral Choir at St Stephen's, Sparsholt)
    Responses: Byrd
    Canticles: Mundy Evening Service to Mr Parsons' Second Service
    Anthem: Byrd Emendemus in melius

Sunday, 11th March 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Lent

  • - MOTHERING SUNDAY -
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 09.45 - MATTINS

    Responses: Smith
    Benedictus: Stanford in C
    Anthem: Blow Salvator mundi
    Sermon: Canon Sue Wallace
    Voluntary: Gigout Toccata

  • 11.00 - SUNG EUCHARIST

    Children's Church will take place in the Undercroft during this service
    President: The Rev'd Katie Lawrence
    Homily: The Dean
    Setting: Moore Canterbury Mass
    Motet: de Sévérac Tantum ergo
    Voluntary: de Grigny Ave maris stella (I & IV)
    Coffee will be available in the South Nave Aisle after this service - all are welcome

  • 15.30 - EVENSONG

    Girl Choristers and Lay Clerks
    Reponses: Tomkins
    Canticles: Gibbons Second Service
    Anthem: Lobo Versa est in luctum
    Sermon: Canon Mark Collinson
    Voluntary: Sweelinck Fantasia chromatica

Monday, 12th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Byrd/Quinney
    Canticles: Sheppard Second Service
    Anthem: Tallis In ieiunio et fletu

Tuesday, 13th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 16.45 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Shephard
    Canticles: Rubbra in A flat
    Anthem: Poulenc Tristis est anima mea

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.35 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 13.00 - Informal Concert: The Choir of Cheltenham Ladies' College

    Further information

  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Archer
    Canticles: Harwood in A flat
    Anthem: Ireland Greater love hath no man

  • 21.00 - Compline

    Sung by Index Cantorum

Thursday, 15th March 2018

  • 07.10 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Smith
    Canticles: Batten Fourth Service
    Anthem: Farrant Call to remembrance, O Lord

Friday, 16th March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Smith
    Canticles: Gibbons Fauxbourdons Service
    Anthem: Gibbons O Lord, in thy wrath

Saturday, 17th March 2018

Patrick, Bishop, Missionary, Patron of Ireland, c.460

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.30 - Morning Prayer
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 19.30 - Concert: The Waynflete Singers

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Sunday, 18th March 2018

The Fifth Sunday of Lent

  • - PASSIONTIDE BEGINS -
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 09.45 - MATTINS

    Girl Choristers and Lay Clerks
    Responses: Tomkins
    Benedictus: Moore Fauxbourdons Service
    Anthem: Lobo Versa est in luctum
    Sermon: The Dean
    Voluntary: Buxtehude Ach Gott und Herr

  • 11.00 - SUNG EUCHARIST

    Children's Church will take place in the Undercroft during this service
    President & Homily: Canon Sue Wallace
    Setting: Langlais Messe solonnelle
    Voluntary: Langlais Theme and Variations
    Coffee will be available in the South Nave Aisle after this service - all are welcome

  • 15.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Rose
    Canticles: SS Wesley in E
    Anthem: SS Wesley Cast me not away from the presence
    Sermon: Canon Fiona Gibbs
    Voluntary: Bach Fantasia and Fugue in C minor

  • 18.00 - Taizé Service
Monday, 19th March 2018

Joseph of Nazareth

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - FESTAL EVENSONG

    Responses: Rose
    Canticles: Stanford in G
    Anthem: Stanford Justorum animae

Tuesday, 20th March 2018

Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 687

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 11.00 - Ceremony of Remembrance
  • 16.45 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Tallis
    Magnificat: Monte Tone I
    Nunc Dimittis: Tone I
    Anthem: Sheppard In manus tuas

Wednesday, 21st March 2018

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Reformation Martyr, 1556

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.35 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - PETER SYMONDS COLLEGE FOUNDER'S EVENSONG

    Responses: Smith
    Canticles: Howells Collegium Regale
    Anthem: Stanford Beati quorum via

  • 21.00 - Compline

    Sung by Winchester Cathedral Nave Choir

Thursday, 22nd March 2018

  • 07.10 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
Friday, 23rd March 2018

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 19.30 - Concert: Southern Voices

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Saturday, 24th March 2018

  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.30 - Morning Prayer
  • 10.30 - The Pilgrims' School Confirmation Service
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    In the Retroquire
    Responses: Shephard
    Canticles: Lumsden Service on Plainsong Tones
    Anthem: Walton A Litany

  • 19.30 - Concert: The Levellers

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Sunday, 25th March 2018

PALM SUNDAY

  • 07.35 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 10.05 - BLESSING OF PALMS AND PROCESSION

    Blessing of palms at the Castle followed by a procession to the Cathedral

  • 10.30 - SUNG EUCHARIST

    President: Canon Roland Riem
    Introits: Malcolm Ingrediente Domine
    Weelkes Hosanna to the Son of David
    Setting: Vierne Messe sollenelle
    Litany: Sweeney
    Voluntary: Widor Allegro (Symphony No. 6)
    Coffee will be available in the South Nave Aisle after this service - all are welcome

  • 15.30 - EVENSONG

    Girl Choristers and Lay Clerks
    Responses: Tomkins
    Canticles: Howells in B minor
    Anthem: Bruckner Christus factus est
    Palm Sunday Reflection: The Rev'd Katie Lawrence

Monday, 26th March 2018

Monday in Holy Week

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Men's Voices in the Lady Chapel
    Responses: Byrd/Quinney
    Canticles: Sheppard First Service
    Anthem: ?Gombert Lugebat David Absalom

Tuesday, 27th March 2018

Tuesday in Holy Week

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 16.45 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 17.30 - EVENSONG

    Responses: Shephard
    Canticles: Holmes Fauxbourdons Service
    Anthem: JS Bach Komm, Jesu, Komm (BWV 229)

  • 20.00 - Meditations for Holy Week: Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir

    Further information

Wednesday, 28th March 2018

Wednesday in Holy Week

  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 08.35 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 12.00 - Holy Communion
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
Thursday, 29th March 2018

MAUNDY THURSDAY

  • 07.05 - Cathedral Stillness
  • 07.40 - Morning Prayer
  • 08.00 - Holy Communion
  • 11.00 - DIOCESAN CHRISM EUCHARIST

    With Blessing of Oils and Renewal of Ordination Commitment
    President & Homily: The Bishop of Winchester
    Setting: Stanford Festal Communion Service
    Voluntary: Reger Prelude in A minor

  • - Please note -

    No celebration of Holy Communion at 12.00

  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 19.00 - EUCHARIST OF THE LAST SUPPER

    President: The Dean
    Homily: Canon Roland Riem
    Setting: Martin Mass
    Motet: Duruflé (arr Palombella) Ubi Caritas
    Watch by the Altar of Repose (Holy Sepulchre Chapel) until 21.30
    Final reading and prayers: The Dean

Friday, 30th March 2018

GOOD FRIDAY

  • - Please note -

    No celebration of Holy Communion at 08.00

  • 09.30 - Morning Prayer (said)
  • 12.00 - THE THREE HOURS

    12.00 - 13.15: The Preparation (The Rev'd Frances Young)
    13.15: The Vigil of Silence
    13.30: The Litany in Procession Tallis
    13.40: The Liturgy of Good Friday
    Vittoria St John Passion
    Sanders The Reproaches
    Poulenc Tenebrae factae sunt
    Lotti Crucifixus (à8)

  • 17.00 - Evening Prayer
  • 17.30 - PERGOLESI Stabat Mater

    Girl Choristers with the Wykeham Sinfonia

Saturday, 31st March 2018

EASTER EVE

  • - Please note -

    No celebration of Holy Communion at 08.00

  • 09.30 - Morning Prayer
  • 17.30 - Evening Prayer
  • 19.30 - VIGIL

    In the Retroquire

  • 20.00 - SERVICE OF LIGHT, CONFIRMATION & FIRST EUCHARIST OF EASTER

    Choral Foundation
    President & Homily: The Bishop of Winchester
    Setting: Schubert in G
    Motet: Tavener As one who has slept
    Voluntary: Langlais Incantation pour un jour Saint